Originally Posted by Zmat
i grew up with guns in the house. locked away until we were old enough to be responcible with the guns. and we had to be able to handle them with supervison long before we were allowed to use them on our own. sadly i could not do that with my kids. for one i have a son that has problems. so i opted for safety. and didn't allow him access to my guns. he is currently 30 years old and the longest job he has held about 5 months. in and out of drug rehab. the other three. doing well. so i agree gibb. family has to do the right thing. that helps alot with troubled kids.
tried to get him help. but ex wouldn't wouldnt allow or sign off on it. her thinking what will everyone think sending our child to a pro. i told her i don't care what anyone says he needs help now not latter.
Wow. I feel for you Zmat. I truly hope you, your wife, and your son can work that out for everyone's long term well-being.